Month: February 2017

Donna Kakonge’s Books | Audio – Her Work For Sale


Most books also available on Kobo, Amazon, Smashwords, iTunes Bookstore, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, CD Baby and more Find great deals on Retailmenot.com! Como Hablar Con La Gente Loca The Real Estate Book Afro Forever Promoting Hair Growth for All Hair Types: Using Natural…

A Wonderful List of Hair Oils


Here is my list of my personal apothecary of hair oils. Some of them are similar and/or the same as the ones mentioned above. It took me a long time to accumulate this many oils. For you it may take a shorter period of…

Picture of the Day


Picture of the Day


MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 27th FEB – 5th MAR )


Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This is an important week in which you can reap what you’ve sown, but also a time to make considerable progress towards your goals and along your life path. This period bodes well for relationships…

Picture of the Day


Picture of the Day


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Ain’t Nothing Uglier Than Gossip and Backbiting


By Saad Zafar I have discovered a new distaste for gossip and backbiting. Actually, it’s not so much a “new” distaste rather than a rediscovered distaste for it whilst accompanied with the realization that I have — for so long — unwittingly engaged in…

[TPS] – Hate Bias investigation, Beecroft Road and Ellerslie Avenue area


Toronto Police Service News Release Hate Bias investigation, Beecroft Road and Ellerslie Avenue area Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – 10:53 AM 32 Division 416-808-3200 On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 8:57 p.m., the Toronto Police Service received a call for a Mischief at an…

Picture of the Day


Enjoy the Beauty of the French Language at L’Alliance Française!


Check this out: https://www.alliance-francaise.ca/en/ Take the side streets to avoid construction!

Picture of the Day


MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 20th Feb – 26th Feb )


Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – You would be full of energy and motivation Now is the time to put some of your big plans into action. Take advantage of income making glowing aspects. Just try to be subtle and pay…

[TPS] – Monday, February 20, 2017 – Sunday, February 26, 2017. Distracted Driving Campaign, “That Text or Call Could End It All”


Toronto Police Service News Release Monday, February 20, 2017 – Sunday, February 26, 2017. Distracted Driving Campaign, “That Text or Call Could End It All” Sunday, February 19, 2017 – 6:59 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 From Monday, February 20, 2017 to Sunday, February 26,…

[TPS] – Explosion in apartment unit, 105 West Lodge Avenue, Man, 43, and woman, 53, charged


Toronto Police Service News Release Explosion in apartment unit, 105 West Lodge Avenue, Man, 43, and woman, 53, charged Sunday, February 19, 2017 – 11:50 AM 11 Division 416-808-1100 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two arrests in…

Picture of the Day


Picture of the Day


Join me Psychics.com


Thank You Paul re: Smoking Cigarettes


To all the intelligent Pauls, that name stemming right from the Bible where this man could travel and bring news – thank you for encouraging me to stop smoking. I’m trying. For all of you that smoke to – I am in solidarity for…

Beautiful People Revisted – When to Wash Your Hair :-) LOL, but it’s true! Funny, but true.


SHAMPOOING  When should I shampoo my hair? How often should I shampoo my hair? Should I use heat on my hair? Do I need to go to the hairdresser each time I need to get my hair washed? Note: When I am referring to…

Puns to Ponder


By Brikena Ribaj Tip of the hat to Chris for the pointer. He and I have such a great time together playing with language. I thought I’d share with you all what he just sent my way. Enjoy. And as a medievalist, my very…

Juno-Nominated, Interior Designer and Renamed BITH (Back in the Hat) to AFRIFABDESIGNS – New Work


AFRI FAB DESIGNS. the website: http://www.afrifabdesigns.com Currently, Lorraine Scott is offering her Bags and such. She plans to offer her Home Decor line in the spring, which will include pillows, pillowcases, duvet covers and wall art. Have a look. Link above. As well, during…

Because ALL One Needs is Music – Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There


By Brikena Ribaj I don’t think one chooses music. I truly believe it chooses one. I was asked recently why I’m such a fan of indie music. I remember saying something like, ‘well, I suppose I was born that way. Or something. It’s one…

[TPS] – Assistance sought with multi-jurisdictional Sexual Assault investigation


Toronto Police Service News Release Assistance sought with multi-jurisdictional Sexual Assault investigation Wednesday, February 15, 2017 – 3:44 PM Sex Crimes 416-808-7400 Sexual Assault investigators with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Toronto Police Service (TPS) are seeking the public’s assistance with an…

Pet Shop Boys and Nietsche?!?!


By Brikena Ribaj I often refer to the music-loving Socrates as Nietzsche portrays him in his work Birth of Tragedy. Music is the best form of language, per Socrates. And I concur fully not just because it is Socrates’ attitude per Nietzsche but because…

The Radio Call


It was a Saturday afternoon and the radio was on. I was living in Uganda in the fall of 1996 and the winter of 1997. The radio was calling out a list of names. I could not understand why.

[TPS] – Toronto Police Service Community Police Academy, Registration open for spring session


Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Police Service Community Police Academy, Registration open for spring session Monday, February 13, 2017 – 2:32 PM Divisional Policing Support Unit 416-808-7100 Registration for the spring session of the Toronto Police Service Community Police Academy has now opened….

Just Too Many People To Thank


I will get to your story.

Creating Things: Profile of Roger McTair (Originally Published on Impowerage.com)


Roger McTair is a director, poet, professor and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He has had short stories air on CBC Radio and BBC Radio. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago on October 7, 1943. Not having much to do while growing…

[TPS] – Célébration du Mois de l’histoire des noirs du Service de police de Toronto


Toronto Police Service News Release Célébration du Mois de l’histoire des noirs du Service de police de Toronto Monday, February 13, 2017 – 5:02 AM Divisional Policing Support Unit 416-808-0104 Le Service de Police de Toronto sera l’hôte de la Célébration du Mois de…

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 13th Feb – 19th Feb )


Aries (21 March – 19 April) – This week  will make you face a relational situation on which you have to reflect, that might need a choice, a decision. A friend could help see things more clearly, to decide more easily what you have…

Study Finds New Technology For Fossil Fuels Can Cut CO2


A study by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has found the replacement of fossil fuels technology with electric ones would result in energy savings. The energy savings are as high as 71.7 quadrillion BTUs. These savings would cut CO2 by 4,400 million tons…

Rookies


By Rachel Muenz Jo Henday, Sister: I should be proud of you but I’m not. Not of a single shot. Your first goal came off my stick, remember? The puck was pinned to the boards by a couple pairs of skates and there were…

Where are the Asian (meaning Chinese as an Example) Comedians in Canada?


Does anyone know? Please tell me. You can email me at: donnamagazinewordpress@gmail.com.

PAINT FOR A CAUSE


by Gail Bergman and Indira Tarachandra Sico to Donate a Portion of Ceiling Paint Sales to Breast Cancer Research Longueuil, Quebec – July 20, 2009 – Think pink. That’s the message Sico is sending to Canadians this fall with the announcement that it will…

Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation


By Brikena Ribaj Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation (2003) is another good Fall title for me. It takes place in Tokyo and the most relatable bits in the film are Charlotte and Bob, the two main characters, exploring the busy, urban streets of Tokyo…

Ist Brüno In oder Aus? Ish sage Aus!


By Brikena Ribaj A screening of Brüno (2009) in a German-speaking setting is one thing. A screening of it somewhere else is something else. I explain. As a German speaker, I have a healthy list of reasons as to why this film vexed my…

The Inkwell – Selection from Upcoming Book Stories in Red and Yellow


Set in 1976, this movie features the staple afros, braids and other various styles of Black hair at that time. The interesting thing of note is that the family of Drew Tate, the main character in the movie, are depicted as working class and…

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 6th Feb – 12th Feb )


Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – The sphere of finances will bring you several opportunities in Feb 2016, ones that are quite real and with potential. The celestial forces will be on your side, but through your earthly environment you will…

Listen`in (Defunct Proposal to the CBC) – Selections from Upcoming Book Stories in Red and Yellow


A proposal for a thirteen part series exploring issues of race, culture, and identity. The series will provide a forum for discussions on these topical issues through a Documentary approach as well as through discussions in an informal, and relaxed setting amongst people who…

Suggestions for Ethnic Newspapers – Selections from Upcoming book Stories in Red and Yellow


Suggested Publications *Aboriginal Voices $45/2 years -geared towards examining Native North American culture *Atin Ito $30/year -Filipino publication has one of the highest circulations *First Perspective $24.95 – $26.70 -a national newspaper highligting a variety of events concerning Aboriginal people -also notes political events…

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